Super-Charged, by Jim Rendon. This book takes a look into the interesting and somewhat controversial world of cannabis in the U.S. There are more than 2,000 documented varieties, and people from all walks of life have become growers, breeders, sellers, and connoisseurs. Even publically traded corporations have entered into the market. Since the first time that California made medical cannabis legal in 1996, the culture and industry has exploded into the mainstream. The author gives you the rare opportunity to meet some of the leaders in the subculture so that you can see the reality of the processes and the industry. What you read may just change your views about this social issue. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-295-2Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
The Culinary Herbal, by Susan Belsinger & Arthur O. Tucker, profiles 97 herbs that are perfect for culinary use. Learn which herbs offer the best flavor (with flavor descriptions), how to cultivate them, and meal recipes to use them in. Includes additional information on harvesting, curing, and storing/ preserving your herbs. Whether you are looking to gain a little independence from the grocery store, or you just want to spruce up your meals with some freshly picked herbs, this is the guide for you. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-519-9Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
The Complete Book Of Garlic: A Guide for Gardeners, Growers, and Serious Cooks, by Ted Jordan Meredith, focuses on demystifying over 150 varieties of garlic being cultivated today. This book details each cultivar and explains the culture, health benefits, culinary differences, cultivating and curing techniques, and even common disease/pest issues. You will get a sense of the author’s infatuation with the garlic plant that is sure to rub off on anyone who loves to grow or cook. ISBN-13: 978-1-88192-883-9Cover Type: HardcoverPublisher: Timber Press.
The Herbal Apothecary, by J.J. Pursell. Many people are moving toward using plants to solve their common health issues. Natural remedies are less taxing on your body, and they often synthesize easier. What’s even better is the fact that you can grow the plants remedies right in your own backyard, and easily make the remedies in your home. This book has all the information that you need to reach this goal. The author details growing, foraging, harvesting and processing information for 100 medicinal plants that remedy everything from colds to anxiety. Learn how to turn these plants into many forms including teas, tinctures, and ointments. This book is the perfect introduction to herbal apothecary for gardeners of every skill level. ISBN-13: 978-1-60469-567-0Cover Type: PaperbackPublisher: Timber Press.
The Herb Lover’s Spa Book: Create a Luxury Spa Experience at Home with Fragrant Herbs from Your Garden, by Sue Goetz, examines the idea that we can all have a home spa experience using plants from our garden. This book covers everything from growing useful herbs to preparing them and turning them into useful extracts. Learn how to make your own lotions,scrubs, oils, and bath teas all from herbs that you grew yourself. Packed with beautiful pictures and wonderful tips. Pick up a copy now and soon you will be relaxing with your own personal and natural spa experience. ISBN-13: 978-0-9892688-6-8Cover Type: HardbackPage Count: 192 Pages.